Brief comparison of three carbon pricing options:
We Can Quit Our Coal and Oil Habit The Way We’re Quitting Tobacco
Mark Reynolds Executive Director of Citizens Climate Lobby
Huffington Post 2/14/2014
Back when Fred Flintstone was puffing away on Winston cigarettes in the 1960s, it was hard to imagine the day would ever come when we would see the end of smoking in the U.S. But, much to the relief of our overburdened health-care system, some officials now dare to predict that the adult smoking rate will drop to 5 percent or lower by mid-century.
So, how is America breaking its addiction to tobacco, and what lessons can we apply to a similarly dangerous addiction — the burning of fossil fuels?
A great article in the San Gabriel Vally Tribune, featuring our group leader!